In a conversational Q&A format, a leading dog expert answers the most commonly asked questions about how dogs think and act. Do dogs dream? Can they recognize themselves in the mirror or understand what they’re seeing on television? Are they more intelligent than cats? People have a great curiosity—and many misunderstandings—about how dogs think, act, and perceive the world. They also wonder about the social and emotional lives of dogs. Stanley Coren brings decades of scientific research on dogs to bear in his unprecedented foray into the inner lives of our canine companions, dispelling many common myths in the process. In a conversational Q&A format with illustrations, Coren answers approximately 75 questions often asked of him during his nearly fifty-year career as a dog researcher, combining the authority of an expert with the engaging delivery of a guest at a cocktail party.
So you've got yourself a puppy, eh? Oh how adorable! But wait...now you have to train him. Now you have to make sure he doesn't piddle in the house. How does that happen? How do people do it!? This is impossible! Don't freak out! You can do this! I've got here this lovely little book that will teach you the basics of puppy training. Kennel training, house breaking, and obedience training – it's all here to get you where you need to be. This is the quick guide to puppies. This is what you need to know to keep your house clean and your puppy happy. It's not as hard as it may seem. Read on, dear puppy owner. Read on.
Release on 2009-05-03 | by Jennifer Crusie,Anne Stuart,Lani Diane Rich
Author: Jennifer Crusie,Anne Stuart,Lani Diane Rich
Pubpsher: Hachette UK
When three women meet at a 'Kammani-Gula Dog Obedience' class, little do they know what they are walking into... Abby has just arrived in Summerville, Ohio, with her placid Newfoundland, Bowser, and is soon brewing up trouble in the form of magical baked goods in her grandmother's coffee shop, while Daisy (with her hyperactive Jack Russell, Bailey) discovers the chaos within when she meets a mysterious dog trainer. Finally Shar, professor of ancient history at Summerville College, wakes up one morning to find her neurotic dachshund, Wolfie, snarling at an implacable god sitting at her kitchen table. What on earth is going on in this unearthly little town? It's up to Abby, Daisy and Shar to find out...
For everyone who has ever wished Dr. Spock had written about dogs instead—The Dog Bible is your essential guide to everything you will ever need to know. Whether you’re a first-time dog owner or an expert, your dog would want you to read this book. Encyclopedic in scope, it covers not only the basics, but every practical aspect of life with a dog, including many fascinating and helpful subjects never before collected in one volume. Life-saving advice about the special needs of toy breeds: everything you need to know to protect and enhance their wonderfully long lives Dog Psychology: Eye-opening ideas from an emerging field of study, including a chapter on the weird things dogs do—and why! Tracie Hotchner, lifelong dog owner and author of the million-copy bestseller, Pregnancy and Childbirth, has distilled years of research into one comprehensive, accessible guide. You’ll make hundreds of decisions about your dog’s care during his lifetime. THE DOG BIBLE is here to give you the latest and best information available to help you make those decisions. It’s everything your dog would want you to know.
When it comes to buying and selling real estate, knowledge is power -- and this book lets you in on the secrets. Everything You Need to Know (But Forget to Ask) When Buying or Selling Property is a concise, authoritative guide. In plain, simple language, real estate agent Mary Smits looks at the many issues that confront both buyers and sellers, including: choosing a home or investment property wisely negotiating to save money understanding the paperwork dealing with and choosing real estate agents preparing to sell your property moving home. Mary explains how to search for property on the internet and provides tips to help you use buying and selling tactics to your advantage and avoid potential traps. The book features useful check lists to take with you to inspections, along with sound, practical advice.